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Madina N. is 37 years old and lives in the town of Nasana, in the Kampala east region of Uganda. She is married and has 4 children. Madina has a business of a salon, which she has had for 3 years.

To help expand her business, Madina has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase oil treatment for hair and braids. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Madina hopes to generate greater profits and to buy food. In the future, Madina hopes to own a house.

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About BRAC Uganda

This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,245.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Madina to buy more oil treatment for the hair and braids.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 29, 2010
Oct 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011